How Do I Program a Chevy Key Fob?

Chevy Key Fob Closed

When you purchase a new Chevy vehicle, your key fob should already be ready to go, but if you need to replace it or find it’s stopped working, you’ll need to set up your new Chevy key fob. The same is true if you’re adding on remote start, which lets you set your cabin’s climate before you step foot inside, start your car remotely, lock and unlock the doors, open the trunk/tailgate, and locate your vehicle.

Not sure how to program your new Chevy’s key fob? At Leman's Chevrolet City Llc we’ve created a step-by-step guide to show you how easy programming your new Chevy key fob can be.

How to Program a Chevy Key Fob

It’s easy to learn how to program a Chevy key fob. Simply hold the new key fob in your hand, make your way over to your new Chevy model, and follow these steps, whether you’re at home in Bloomington or working in Decatur:

  1. Manually unlock your car door using the lock on the driver’s side exterior, rather than using the button on your key fob.
  2. Step inside your vehicle, ensuring all doors are securely shut.
  3. Press and hold the unlock button on the driver’s door while simultaneously inserting your key into the ignition. Turn the key to the “On” position, but do not turn the car on all the way. Your interior lights and radio will turn on, but do not start the engine.
  4. Continuing to hold down the unlock button on your door, turn your key back to the “Off” position, then turn it to “On” and right back to “Off” once more in quick succession. (On – Off – On – Off)
  5. Release the unlock button.
  6. Upon releasing the unlock button on your door, you’ll hear the door locks engage and disengage, signaling that the programming sequence can begin.
  7. On the Chevy key fob, press and hold the “Unlock” and “Lock” buttons simultaneously until you hear the door locks engage and disengage again. This indicates that you have successfully programmed the Chevy key fob.
  8. Re-insert the programmed key back into the ignition to the “On” position, ending the programming sequence.
Chevy key fob

These steps on how to program your Chevy remote start key fob apply no matter if you have a Chevy Malibu key fob or a Chevy Silverado key fob. If you find that the Chevy key fob programming is not working or if it’s time for a Chevy key fob battery replacement, contact our service team. We can get it up and running and you back on Bloomington roads in no time.

How Can I Get a Chevy Replacement Key Fob?

Lose your Silverado key fob? Don’t worry. Our parts department can order you a new Chevy key fob replacement that will work with your exact model and model year. After you get your new key fob, you’ll want to follow the steps above to get it all set up. You can rest assured it’ll work as seamlessly as your original key fob.

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No matter if you have questions about Chevy key fob programming or about our Chevy models, feel free to contact us! Our team is more than happy to help you get behind the wheel of the model that’s best for you as well as help you set up your new key fob. If you have other maintenance questions or want to schedule an appointment with our service team, contact our service department and be sure to check out our available service specials to help you save.

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